Take a journey back to Maycomb to explore the moral and spiritual themes present in the classic To Kill A Mockingbird, with The Mockingbird Parables by Matt Litton. Litton introduces each character through the lens of faith, asking direct and often-ignored questions, such as: Do we truly love our neighbors? and Are we influencing society for the better? By illuminating the parallels between Christian faith and Lee's masterpiece, Litton reaffirms the magnitude of a novel perhaps more relevant today than ever before.
The Mockingbird Parables takes readers on an inspiring and engaging journey through Harper Lees beloved 1960 literary masterpiece, introducing each character through the lens of faith. The enigmatic Boo Radley as an allegorical representation of God, the divine, mysterious neighbor who watches over, protects, and longs to know his children personally. The hero, Atticus Finch, as a model of faith, integrity, and even parenting. The main character, Scout Finch, and what she might teach us about the role of women in church and society.
The Mockingbird Parables compels us to ask the often-ignored questions: Do we truly love our neighbors? Are we building community? Are we influencing society for the better? By illuminating the parallels between Christian faith and Lees masterpiece, The Mockingbird Parables reaffirms the magnitude of a novel perhaps more relevant today than ever before.
Matt Litton is a writer, English teacher and speaker who has written numerous online articles for Relevant magazine. He currently teaches and coaches at Mariemont High School in Cincinatti, Ohio. Matt and his wife, Kristy, reside in Milford, Ohio, with four beautiful children: Noah (10), Elijah (6), Jakob (4), and Raegan (2).